[sane-devel] [FYI] new ls5000 backend

René Rebe rene at exactcode.de
Fri May 11 14:03:14 UTC 2007

Hi Johannes :-)

On Friday 11 May 2007 14:58:26 you wrote:

> Because coolscan2 doesn't work with my Coolscan 5000 ED film scanner I
> more or less rewrote coolscan2 as ls5000. During the cleanup I removed
> support for all other scanners, it shouldn't be too hard to add back in.
> Things I changed:
>  * use C99 constructs for easier command packing
> I don't plan to submit any patches to coolscan2.c because that code is
> in my eyes horrible to work with. I also don't plan to submit ls5000.c
> to SANE because apparently SANE still requires that the backend builds
> with ancient compilers.

Indeed SANE is suppost to build on various other, aging Un*x flavours
and this is why so far no backend does use C99 features (at least as
far as I know and I also avoided it in my Avision backend as well).


  René Rebe - ExactCODE GmbH - Europe, Germany, Berlin
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